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Redding a mentor for Ravens' young defensive linemen
Redding a mentor for Ravens' young defensive linemen

During a recent practice at the Ravens' training facility in Owings Mills, Pernell McPhee walked off the field and made a beeline for Cory Redding. For at least a minute, the two defensive ends — one a rookie, the other a nine-year veteran — analyzed McPhee's performance in a full-team exercise. For McPhee, the club's fifth-round pick out of Mississippi State, the chance to compare notes with Redding is almost akin to having a third coach besides defensive line coach Clarence Brooks and defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano. "He's trying to teach me how to read those blocks because I've had trouble with some of the cutoffs and blocks coming to...

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